Figures collated by the Office for National Statistics show the overall Covid-19 death toll in that week was 2,639 across the two nations, a drop of 1,235 from the week before. And the count is a fall of more than half from the peak of the outbreak - 8,180 people died from the coronavirus during the worst week, from April 11 to 17. … [Read more...] about Matt Hancock announces the UK is to ‘stockpile’ protective gowns, masks and gloves as domestic firms sign deals to provide two BILLION items of PPE for the Government and the NHS
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What support is there if I have to self-isolate? People who are contacted by the NHS Test and Trace service will be given clear information explaining what they must do and how they can access local support if needed. … [Read more...] about The NHS test and trace system explained – our seven steps out of lockdown
One user, Maneesh Juneja, tweeted: 'I wonder if consumers like me who paid £69 for a covid-19 antibody test where they have already got a result back, will refund consumers now that the tests with finger prick blood sample method have to be validated by the MHRA?' … [Read more...] about Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity for Covid-19 patients who escaped severe symptoms
Citizens Advice said people who are subject to immigration control and have no recourse to public funds will still be able to get statutory sick pay, providing they meet the usual eligibility, but not means-tested benefits such as Universal Credit. … [Read more...] about NHS Test and Trace: Will I get paid if I’m told to self-isolate for 14 days?
Councils and public health officials will be tasked with cracking down on local spikes in infection but it was not immediately clear today who will lead those efforts, how many staff members would be available to help or if local authorities will get extra funding and powers to act appropriately. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson reveals coronavirus tracing scheme will launch TOMORROW: Thousands of people who have been near someone with coronavirus could be ordered to isolate for 14 DAYS – even if they have no symptoms